Highland Village is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 16,149 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Highland Village is the 168th largest community in Texas.
Highland Village home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Highland Village real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Highland Village is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.86% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Highland Village is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Highland Village who work in management occupations (21.83%), sales jobs (13.47%), and business and financial occupations (10.41%).
Also of interest is that Highland Village has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.93% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In addition, Highland Village is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Highland Village is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Highland Village’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Highland Village, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.99 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Highland Village, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Highland Village is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 55.90% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Highland Village in 2010 was $49,322, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $197,288 for a family of four.
The people who call Highland Village home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Highland Village residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Highland Village include English, Irish, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Highland Village is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Persian.